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Tito The Bonecrusher
Thompson, Melissa
ISBN: 9780374303532
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Oliver and his dad have spent many a night watching their favourite lucha-libre wrestle on TV. As a matter of…

Too Young to Escape: A Vietnamese Girl Waits to be United with Her Family
Ho, Van & Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk
ISBN: 9781772780666
Grades: Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

One day, (Van Ho’s) parents will send for her, but will that day ever arrive? Following the take-over of South…

How to Catch a Turkey
Wallace, Adam
ISBN: 9781492664352

*No turkeys were harmed in the making of this book. Told in rhyming verse, this hilarious picture book tells of…

Go Show the World – A Celebration of Indigenous Heroes
Kinew, Wab
ISBN: 9780735262928
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Awards:  Finalist – 2018 Governor General’s Literary Awards – Young People’s Literature – Illustration Winnipeg author, Wab Kinew, is a member of…

The Last Gargoyle
Durham, Paul
ISBN: 978-1524700560
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12

High on the rooftops, they sit and guard you: overseeing what you call your home, but they call their Domain,…

Voices From the Underground Railroad
Winters, Kay
ISBN: 9780803740921
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Jeb and Mattie are slaves. Their mother has just been sold and they are worried the same thing will happen…

Saving Grad
Spafford-Fitz, Karen
ISBN: 9781459412521
Grades: 9 to 12

“Saving Grad” is one of seven short novels in the Sidestreets series from Lorimer Books, aimed at reluctant older readers…

My Beautiful Birds
Del Rizzo, Suzanne
ISBN: 9781772780109
Grades: K-6

Move over, Barbara Reid! Canadian Suzanne Del Rizzo has created a gorgeously layered and textured vision of a refugee camp…

I am Henry Finch
Deacon, Alexis
ISBN: 9780763678128
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Kindergarten

Henry Finch is a finch caught up with a large group of other finches. One day, Henry decides that he…

The Vimy Oaks: A Journey to Peace
Grandfield, Linda
ISBN: 9781443148504
Grades: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

“A soldier, a handful of acorns – and a hundred-year legacy of hope, remembrance and renewal.” This narrative nonfiction story…


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